#ICYMI: MetroMBA Trends – 12.26.2015

#ICYMI: Metro MBA Trends

Welcome back to our weekly series, #ICYMI: MetroMBA Trends, where we round up the hottest posts from the past week (in case you missed them). So, without further ado, here are the top five posts:

Loyola MBAs Found Company That Distributes German Cosmetics

BAM BrandsUSA is a U.S. cosmetics distribution company founded by Christian Dean, alumnus of the Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business. Dean’s company, which he started with fellow Sellinger classmates and co-partners Kevin Malone and Lisa Hanes and two additional business partners, now markets and distributes two German makeup brands.

BC Carroll Prof. Awarded Endowed Assistant Professorship

An assistant professor of marketing at Boston College-Carroll School of Management has been named the Diane Harkins Coughlin and Christopher J. Coughlin Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor, according to The Boston College Chronicle.

Penn State Smeal MBAs Win Big in Sustainability Competition

A team of six Penn State University Smeal College of Business students recently received an award in the school’s MBA Sustainability Case Competition, which took place on the University Park campus.

Smeal has a seven-year history of integrating sustainability concepts into its MBA curriculum. The case competition is one aspect of these teaching initiatives.

Drucker School Announces Fellowships for Tech, Creative Industries Degrees, Among Others

The Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University recently announced the extension and creation of 10 fellowships that will total more than $500,000 per year.

The students who will benefit are from various programs, including technology, financial engineering, the creative industries and management. The awards will cover up to 100 percent of tuition costs for full-time students in these programs.

Wilfrid Laurier Ranked #1 in Volunteerism by LinkedIn

Wilfrid Laurier University was ranked #1 in volunteerism according to LinkedIn. LinkedIn analyzed 10 million professionals around the world who added “volunteer and causes” to their LinkedIn profiles and then looked at where these professionals attended University. Laurier came in first with the highest proportion of students and alumni with volunteer experience.

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